Steve Mariotti

Entrepreneurship: Owning Your Future

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Written by an award-winning expertdemystifies the process of starting a business by presenting difficult economic, financial and business concepts in a manner easily understood by beginners. This book addresses the demands of integrating workplace relevant activities to meet academic standards. Placing an emphasis on developing business plans, it can be used as a professional resource for anyone looking to start their own business.


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Hardcover: 608 pages Publisher: Pearson; 11 edition (June 13, 2009) Language: English ISBN-10: 0135128447 ISBN-13: 978-0135128442 Product Dimensions: 8.3 x 1.1 x 10.9 inches


Steve Mariotti, Founder & President of the National Foundation for Teaching Entrepreneurship (NFTE) is an expert in education for at-risk youth. For more than 20 years, he has been helping young people develop marketable skills by learning about entrepreneurship. Steve Mariotti received an M.B.A. from the University of Michigan and has studied at Harvard University, Stanford University, and Brooklyn College. His professional career began by serving as a Treasury Analyst for Ford Motor Co. (1976-79). He then founded Mason Import/Export Services in New York, eventually acting as sales representative and purchasing agent for 32 overseas firms. In 1982, he made a significant career change and became a Special Education/Business Teacher in the New York City school system, choosing to teach in notorious neighborhoods such as Bedford-Stuyvesant in Brooklyn and the ?Fort Apache? section of the South Bronx. It was at Jane Addams Vocational High School in the Bronx that he developed the insight and inspiration to bring entrepreneurial education to low-income youth. This led to founding the National Foundation for Teaching Entrepreneurship (NFTE) in 1987.

2 reviews for Entrepreneurship: Owning Your Future

  1. 5 out of 5

    5 out of 5

    High recommend this book for any entrepreneur of any level! Honestly so amazing.

  2. 5 out of 5

    5 out of 5

    Definitely an eye opener to how small we are, but at the same time it inspired me to live life my own way! Motivating and Humbling.

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